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    hp BDDVDRW CT21L SATA CdRom Device not working

    Tried with both (many as a matter of fact) disks. Was really hoping there would be something else I could look into. While I have been at it, been trying to find a replacement that I can get tomorrow, either overnight-ed or pick up in a store. This had light scribe as well as being a BD player...
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    hp BDDVDRW CT21L SATA CdRom Device not working

    I have searched through several "optical drives not working" posts on this forum but am hoping there may be a test or two someone would know of doing before I try to price a new drive. It is the hp BDDVDRW CT21L SATA CdRom Device (BD reader/DVD and CD read/write/RW drive) on an HP Pavilion dv7...
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    You have been extremely helpful as well as more patient than I could ever have asked for. I cannot thank the entire team here enough for all that you do. Keep up the great work. Ken
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    I am SO sorry for such a delay in my reply to you. I have done a reinstall of the OS on that machine and it is no longer used as a main machine. My wife has a new PC and I use a new laptop. I thank you again for your hard work and dedication in assisting me with my troubles. I plan to continue...
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    Will do. I am sorry about the confusion. Really frustrating (this pc that is). Will get it posted asap.
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    If you were referring to my last question about the red icon, no, McAfee was not updating at the time the red icon showed up. After running the Combofix it has shown up now, will not go away unless you tell windows not to notify you of any security problems. This never happened before combofix...
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    It seems that it was looking at that log now. I will run scans again asap.
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    This may be the answer... but I am not 100% sure. Please let me know what you think.
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    Now I have a problem that I am not comfortable with. I restarted all of my mcafee antivirus, firewall, everything but stillm am showing the redindows Security Alerts icom in the task bar
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2 Scan saved at 11:15:26 AM, on 8/4/2009 Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18813) Boot mode: Normal Running processes: C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe...
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    ComboFix 09-08-03.A2 - Warren 08/04/2009 10:47.1.2 - NTFSx86 Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2046.1075 [GMT -5:00] Running from: c:\users\Warren\Desktop\Combo-Fix.exe SP: Windows Defender *disabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46} *...
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    I am sorry for the long delay. The scan is under way. A lot going on here right now and things are extremely hectic. Will have results for you ASAP.
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    Here's the error information from 7/30 to now. The 2 errors that are from the Poser.exe program is a program that my wife uses for 3d rendering. From Applications Log Name: Application Source: Application Error Date: 8/1/2009 10:43:56 PM Event ID: 1000 Task Category: (100) Level: Error...
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    This is a machine with Windows Vista Home Premium and all I have is the Recovery DVDs from HP, not the Vista OEM.
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    Continuous HD access, same as another closed thread I found

    Log Name: Application Source: Microsoft-Windows-Winlogon Date: 8/1/2009 4:47:33 PM Event ID: 4101 Task Category: None Level: Information Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: Warren-PC Description: Windows license validated. Event Xml: <Event...
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